argil

[ ahr-jil ]
/ ˈɑr dʒɪl /

noun

clay, especially potter's clay.

Origin of argil

1350–1400; Middle English argilla < Latin < Greek árgillos, equivalent to arg(ós) white + -il(l)os noun suffix
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argil
/ (ˈɑːdʒɪl) /

noun

clay, esp potters' clay

Word Origin for argil

C16: from Latin argilla white clay, from Greek argillos
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